Industry movements 2023

Movements, movements, movements. 

It’s that time of year. The industry has shuffled in preparation for the next lap around the sun, and we have organised a one stop list to find all movements for the start of 2023.


  • Victoria Young will start the new role of Melbourne’s Head of Sales. Previously SCA’s Head of Agency Sales.
  • Stephanie Macfie – currently the Assistant Content Director for Hit 100.9 and 107.3 Triple Mand Afternoons announcer on 107.3 Triple M in Hobart, has been promoted to Coastal NSW Content Director for the Central Coast’s Hit 101.3 and 107.7 Triple M.
  • Erica McGee – currently Content Director of Mix94.5 in Perth – will become Bunbury and Southern WA Content Director for Hit and Triple M.
  • Julia ‘Jules’ Greenhalf and Nicholas Feain become regional Victoria’s brand-new Breakfast show for Hit stations (Nick & Jules)
  • Annabelle McNamara appointed as Executive Producer of the Hit Network’s Carrie & Tommy national Drive show

Triple M:

  • Mick Molloy joins Mark Geyer on Triple M Breakfast Sydney. Details are expected in early 2023.
  • Natarsha Belling joins MG and Mick Molloy as Triple M Breakfast Sydney newsreader.
  • 100.7 and 106.7 Triple M: Alex Strachan replaces his father, Mark ‘Strawny’ Strachan OAM on Strawny from Breakfast (Jan 16)
  • Cairns 99.5: Justin ‘JB’ Bell joins Tammy Barker (Jan 16)
  • 93.1 Triple MElerrina McPherson and Joseph Baxter are the new Breakfast show (El & Joe for Breakfast)

triple j:

  • Ebony Boadu leaves triple j breakfastBryce Mills will be joined by Concetta Caristo in 2023
  • Bridget Huthswaite leaves Good Nights
  • Latifa Tee will be the new host of Good Nights
  • Declan Byrne leaves Home & Hosed
  • Ash McGregor will take the reins of Home & Hosed


  • The Bookshelf’s Cassie McCullagh presents The Weekend from 13:00-15:00, replacing Marc Fennell who will continue to host Download This Show
  • Robbie Buck will present The Music Show on Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 for six months as Andrew Ford takes some extended leave

ABC Radio Sydney:

  • Indira Naidoo moves into Evenings on ABC Radio Sydney and ABC Radio Canberra, replacing Sarah Macdonald who will be hosting a new extended Mornings show 
  • Suzanne Hill replaces Indira on Weekend Nightlife

ABC Radio Canberra

  • Lish Fejer swaps shifts with Adam Shirley. Adam Shirley moves from Mornings to Breakfast. Breakfast will also start later, running from 06:00 – 09:00. Fejer, who switches with Shirley, will now host Mornings between 09:00 – 11:00
  • Alice Mathews joins the station to present Sunday Brunch

ABC Radio Melbourne:

  • Sammy J will present Breakfast from Monday to Thursday, while Charlie Pickering will present Breakfast on Fridays from 05:30 to 08:00
  • Virginia Trioli returns to Mornings in early March after extended leave, during which time Ali Moore will present the program.

ABC Radio Darwin:

  • James Findlay steps into Afternoons (Jan 16)
  • Sajarn Stow joins Weekends until Jess Ong returns from leave later in 2023  (Jan 16)
  • Evenings host Mikaela Simpson moves to Local Radio Sunday Afternoons digital program  (Jan 16)

ABC Radio Hobart

  • Lucy Breaden is back in the Drive seat from Monday to Thursday, with Kylie Baxter presenting Friday Drive
  • Mel Bush moves to Breakfast on Friday and Saturday
  • Joel Rheinberger moving to Afternoons
  • Helen Shield hosting Evenings
  • Leon Compton returns to the Mornings show
  • Lucie Cutting will present Sundays

Nova Entertainment: 

  • Nicole Bence appointed Chief Commercial Officer.

Smooth FM

  • Jennifer Hansen leaves Smooth FM 91.5 after nine years at the station
  • Mike Perso will host Smooth FM 91.5’s More Music Breakfast Show without Jennifer Hansen


  • Alice James joins KIIS 101.1’s Jase & Lauren as Executive Producer

Mix 102.3:

  • Max Burford joins Mix 102.3’s The Ali Clarke Breakfast Show
  • Kate Meade appointed Executive Producer of The Ali Clarke Breakfast Show

Bay 93.9 FM: 

  • Roxie Bennett leaves Bay 93.9 FM 

91.9 Sea FM:

  • 91.9 SEA FM welcome the new breakfast show, Juelz & Seamus (Jan 23)

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